Coming to MTV: Married Young

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MTV is developing a new reality show, one that follows in the grand tradition of 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom.

The network has ordered a pilot for Married Young, a series that will follow the lives of newly wedded couples, documenting their first year as husbands and wives.

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Entertainment Weekly reports that Married Young is a working title and will be a more light-hearted look at life than either of the aforementioned baby-based programs. Still, MTV? Taking on marriage?

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Me & my husband got married at 18, had our first child at 19, 2nd one at 21 & 3rd at 26. We never left each other, beat each other or left our children to be watched by others. He worked 2 jobs at times & I did whatever it took to provide for my kids. No welfare, no babysitters only Grandma 2 evenings a week so I could go to classes. We are still together & our oldest is 19. These shows only show the bad side of it & I guess there is more bad than good. It is just the teens now want everything handed to them. We both were raised to be responsible & to do it on our own. I blame the parents for alot of the reason these teens act like brats. Once you become pregnant, your life is about the child.

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Shows on MTV are trash. The network has lost all its shine after they stopped showing music and went down the reality tv show route. It's a surprise they haven't bankrupted yet.

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staring the cast of 16 & pregnant/teen mom!

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They had a show like this before. It was was called "engaged and underage"

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Theres absolutely no ring to that name. Good thing its only the working title. How about... Adolescent Spouses or... Nubile Bridehood or... Halfassed Matrimony. now those are catchy

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At least it's better than illegitimate children. Maybe it'll encourage all the teen moms marry and grow up so they can stay famous, and then their babies will have picturebook lives!